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Executive Order Mandates COVID-19 Vaccination for All Healthcare Workers in Illinois

Executive Order Mandates COVID-19 Vaccination for All Healthcare Workers in Illinois

Governor Pritzker announced a new Executive Order that includes a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for all healthcare workers, P-12 school employees, and higher education students and employees. The mandate does apply to a broad range of healthcare facilities including physician offices, which would include chiropractic physicians and their staff.

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CHILD ABUSE REPORTER TRAINING REQUIRED FOR LICENSE RENEWAL

CHILD ABUSE REPORTER TRAINING REQUIRED FOR LICENSE RENEWAL

Illinois licensed physicians are included in a list of “mandated reporters” who must notify the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) when they have reasonable cause to believe that a child may be abused or neglected. All mandated reporters, including physicians, must now complete DCFS mandated reporter training under a recent amendment to the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, effective January 1, 2020.[i]

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